There are 4 ways to get from Brisbane to Hamilton Island by plane, train, ferry or bus

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Fly  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hamilton Island (HTI) BNE - HTI

$100 - $374

3 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Proserpine Spirit of Queensland
  2. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina

$153 - $274

Bus Greyhound Australia, ferry  •  20 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach Gx443 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina

$138 - $231

Bus Premier Motor Service, ferry  •  22 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Airlie Beach
  2. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina

$164 - $245

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The distance between Brisbane and Hamilton Island is 893 km.

The best way to get from Brisbane to Hamilton Island without a car is to train and ferry which takes 17 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Brisbane to Hamilton Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Hamilton Island Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Hamilton Island Airport.

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There are 83+ hotels available in Hamilton Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Hamilton Island.
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  • Distance: 557.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia?

Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Brisbane to Hamilton Island twice daily.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
14 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $210
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Queensland Rail Travel
A-Choice
$202
B-Quick
$111
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$95 - $140
Flexifare
$110 - $170
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Ferry operators
Cruise Whitsundays

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